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Ted Gioia

Ted Gioia is a pianist, critic, scholar, historian and educator. He is author of 11 books, including The History of Jazz and Delta Blues --both honored by the New York Times on their list of 100 notable books of the year. His three books on the social history of music-- Work Songs, Healing Songs , and Love Songs --have each been honored with the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award. Gioia holds degrees from Stanford and Oxford, and previously served on the faculty of Stanford's Department of Music....See more